Leave the crowds and cars behind while you cruise on the River Taxi!

2017 Fall Weekends Only Schedule

Weather Permitting

Friday & Saturday: 12-8pm
Sunday: 2-8pm


Adults: $7
Children & Seniors: $5

Experience Wilmington’s Riverfront as you have never seen it before…from the water. Weary travelers can relax on a voyage that carries them on the tranquil waters of the Christina and Brandywine Rivers. Just sit back, relax and let the captain do the navigating while you enjoy rides up and down the river experiencing the many beautiful destinations Wilmington’s revitalized Riverfront has to offer. The River Taxi is a 29-passenger fun-filled, sun-filled way to take it all in. The taxi can be boarded from six docks located along the riverfront.

The River Taxi also offers special tours and chartered services such as The History Tour. The History Tour is a one-hour narrated tour that highlights Wilmington’s historical riverfront area.

2018 Daily Schedule

Summer 2018

Operation Monday-Saturday 12pm-8pm & Sunday 2pm-8pm

Adults $7, Children & Seniors $5

Tuesday and Thursday Family Nights

Tuesday & Thursday June 12, 2018-August 30, 2018
Operation 6pm & 7pm only. Family of 4 persons $16 or individual $4 per person.

Bring the family every Tuesday & Thursday night during June, July, and August for a fun experience. Tuesday night join our Nature Guide from Delaware Nature Society to experience and learn about local Wildlife.  Thursday night enjoy an evening of family fun on the river! Families will also receive a coupon for a tasty treat at Riverwalk Mini Golf’s Snack Shack.


Wednesday’s on the Water Wine Cruises

5:30, 6:30 & 7:30, Wednesday night only.
Must be 21 years of age $20 per person. Cheese and cracker combo $6

Enjoy a 1 hour wine tasting on the river, Wednesdays in June, July and August! Cruise by the scenic Christina River up to the I-495 bridge while enjoying hand selected wines. This unique outing is perfect for happy hour or an after-dinner drink! Want to add to the fun? Add on a fruit and cheese snack box! Available for pre-order for an additional $6 /person!

For a list of our 2018 wine cruise themes, please click here!

All events are weather permitting

Private Cruises & Groups

If you can imagine it, we can probably make it happen. Charter the river taxi for any group up to 29 people and we’ll help make your event memorable. Learn about the rich history of Wilmington’s Christina River, including WWII shipbuilding and the underground railroad; explore the river’s many natural wonders with a look at its habitat and wildlife; or simply relax and enjoy the ride.

River taxi cruises are perfect for birthday parties, employee team building exercises, business social gatherings, senior center excursions, youth or church group outings.

Cost to charter the boat for a cruise of up to 2 hours is $19 per person. Other services such as on-board entertainment, nature guide, and dockside reception can be arranged for an additional fee.

For more information on chartering the River Taxi:

(302) 425-4890

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